Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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TRENTON - The New Jersey Senate on Monday unanimously confirmed Jamie Fox, a former lobbyist and Democratic operative, to head the state Department of Transportation.
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Nearly half of what Pennsylvania's workers' compensation program pays for prescription drugs goes to physicians who dispense them directly to patients, bypassing pharmacies, a lucrative practice that is limited by many states and not reimbursed at all by private insurance, Medicare or Medicaid, according to a new report.
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BUCKS COUNTY Biotech center receives $4.2 million federal grant DOYLESTOWN The Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center of Bucks County will receive a $4.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration, the agency announced last week.
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A Darby Borough police officer died late Monday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Ridley Park, authorities said. Darby Borough Mayor Helen Thomas confirmed that the officer had died but said she had no further information. Ridley Park police said a man shot himself in the 400 block of East Chester Pike but declined to elaborate.
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After a months-long delay, the Pennsylvania state House approved a bill authorizing the city of Philadelphia to impose a tax of $2 per pack on cigarettes to fund schools.
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Federal prosecutors asked a judge Monday to place charter school founder Dorothy June Brown in custody for up to 30 days to undergo a mental evaluation, to determine whether she is competent to be retried on charges that she defrauded the four schools she established of $6.3 million.
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At 2:30 one recent afternoon, Neil Calore entered a small, white-frame house in Frankford, carrying a heavy bag in each hand.
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CHESTER COUNTY Gusick named to head T/E schools TREDYFFRIN The Tredyffrin/Easttown School District has promoted from within for its next superintendent, picking Richard Gusick, the current director of curriculum, instruction, staff development and planning, for the post.
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After a months-long delay, the Pennsylvania House approved a bill Monday authorizing Philadelphia to impose a tax of $2 per pack on cigarettes to fund schools.
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HERSHEY, Pa. - Behind in the polls, Gov. Corbett went on offense Monday night in the first televised debate of the Pennsylvania governor's race, defending himself as a steady steward of taxpayers' money while characterizing Democrat Tom Wolf as an untested entity with vague promises.
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Chaos broke out feet from Albert Einstein Medical Center today as gunshots cut through the late summer air. When the tension broke, it saw a teenage...
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DELAWARE COUNTY Bobby Rydell to sing at Marple Newtown High NEWTOWN SQUARE The singer Bobby Rydell will give a benefit concert for the Delaware County Historical Society next month.
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NORRISTOWN On Tuesday, about 600 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities will get to dress up, walk a red carpet and dance the night away in Norristown.
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Two men were critically wounded in a double shooting Monday evening in the Point Breeze section of South Philadelphia, police said.
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Two members of a Philadelphia Ironworkers union admitted roles in 13 acts of sabotage and intimidation Monday on behalf of a group that prosecutors say routinely damaged school, business, and even church construction sites to pressure builders into hiring union workers.